Sock Optimisation Techniques June 14th, 2007 @ 11:54 am PDT
Reason #4287 why Ask.MeFi totally rules: Numerous excellent responses to a question about sock optimization techniques.
Rescue Me: A Tale of DVR Failure June 14th, 2007 @ 7:52 am PDT
With the demise of the Sopranos, West Wing, and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, and with the interminably long hiatus of Friday Night Lights, the best show on television right now is Rescue Me. It has been months since the last episode aired and I had been anxiously awaiting the season premiere last night. […]
Assign a Drive Letter to a Folder June 13th, 2007 @ 7:34 am PDT
Awesome LifeHacker DOS trick: Give a folder its very own drive letter.
Weekend Media Review June 11th, 2007 @ 7:33 pm PDT
Are you wondering what media I consumed this weekend? I knew you were. And so I shall tell you. Heat **** Sopranos ***** Oh the Glory of It All, by Sean Wilsey ****½ Oceans 13 ***½ John from Cincinnati ***½ A Prairie Home Companion, featuring Martin Sheen, Randy Newman, and Paula Poundstone (live at The […]
A Wet Laptop June 11th, 2007 @ 1:37 pm PDT
My mom just sent me the following text message: I just dumped a venti starbucks on my work computer! Help! Attempts to contact my mom via her cell phone have failed. Unfortunately even if I could get her on the phone, the only advice I could give her — after over a decade of working […]
How to Open Outlook Attachments June 11th, 2007 @ 9:22 am PDT
A friend of mine sent me a link to an iTunes song he thought I’d like. Of course I was unable to open it because it came delivered as an attachment. (Cue scary music.) Microsoft thinks that I can’t possibly be trusted to not open some flesh-eating virus, so by default Outlook blocks everything. It’s […]
Bada Bing June 11th, 2007 @ 6:25 am PDT
Warning: Post Contains Spoilers
We Got to Install Microwave Ovens June 8th, 2007 @ 2:23 pm PDT
Y‘know what song holds up well? Dire Straits’ Money for Nothing. You realize the song is frickin’ 22 years old? We got to move these refrigerators. We got to move these color TVs.